Hopefully I am doing this right and not violating all rules.
1. What does it take to change the MSP rules for allowing CCW in Maryland?
2. Since this country is changing greatly with law enforcement becoming a target. Use this as leverage with Annapolis. As ex law enforcement I would relish someone coming to my aid from a law abiding CCW. At this point in time I believe the current police would relish it as well.
I'm sure I am preaching to the choir, I would much rather go out fighting and helping law enforcement versus sitting there watching someone getting murdered.
With regards to #1 there are several things, first, the Governor can advise the Secretary of State police to stop issuing restrictions on permits that are issued, as well as to stop requiring the proof of the nee for personal protection. That is the simplest thing. The other is a complete rewrite of the statute by the general assembly an thus a complete rewriting of the law.
With regards to #2, I won't discuss in public what our plans are on how we approach legislation in the 2017 legislative session, but you do make a good point for the general public, to use the current event, to help that initial prove personal testimony during the committee hearings on any bills this coming session.
In a huge decision authored by Judge O'Scannlain, a split panel of the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has ruled that Hawaii's ban on open carry outside the home in that state violates the Second Amendment under any level of scrutiny. The decision, Young v. Hawaii, can be found here. The decision is very scholarly, carefully reasoned and a powerful statement that the Second Amendment is not a "second-class" right or a constitutional "orphan."